The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 24 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 71 72 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.08% 4.30% 5.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.29% 4.53% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 31
Median daily rate £400 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £297 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.51% +83.33%
Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1128 1588 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.66% 94.92% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 850 644
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 81 (48.50%) Finance
2 55 (32.93%) Data Centre
3 34 (20.36%) Migration
4 32 (19.16%) Unix
5 31 (18.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (17.37%) Banking
7 25 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (14.37%) SQL
9 21 (12.57%) Windows
9 21 (12.57%) Active Directory
10 20 (11.98%) CA
11 18 (10.78%) Oracle
11 18 (10.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 17 (10.18%) Cisco
13 16 (9.58%) Microsoft
14 15 (8.98%) Java
14 15 (8.98%) Law
15 13 (7.78%) Firewall
15 13 (7.78%) Veritas
15 13 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (7.78%) CCNP
16 12 (7.19%) ITIL
16 12 (7.19%) Solaris
16 12 (7.19%) Linux
16 12 (7.19%) RACF
16 12 (7.19%) Clustering
16 12 (7.19%) Teradata
16 12 (7.19%) Oracle Database
16 12 (7.19%) PCI DSS
17 11 (6.59%) Data Migration

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.59%) JBoss
2 5 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.40%) CMS
3 4 (2.40%) SAS
3 4 (2.40%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.40%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (2.40%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.20%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.20%) Drupal
5 2 (1.20%) GeoServer
5 2 (1.20%) IIS
5 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.20%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.60%) Confluence
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.60%) Radian6
2 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.60%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.80%) Taleo
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.60%) Force.com
3 1 (0.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.78%) Firewall
2 10 (5.99%) Network Security
3 9 (5.39%) LAN
3 9 (5.39%) WAN
4 8 (4.79%) Wireless
5 7 (4.19%) BGP
5 7 (4.19%) EIGRP
5 7 (4.19%) MPLS
5 7 (4.19%) OSPF
5 7 (4.19%) VLAN
6 6 (3.59%) ATM
6 6 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (3.59%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.99%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (2.99%) DMVPN
7 5 (2.99%) HSRP
7 5 (2.99%) ISDN
7 5 (2.99%) PPP
7 5 (2.99%) X.25
8 3 (1.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.19%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.39%) Hadoop
2 9 (5.39%) PowerCenter
3 7 (4.19%) Big Data
4 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.20%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.20%) GIS
5 2 (1.20%) MS Access
5 2 (1.20%) MySQL
5 2 (1.20%) SQLite
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.39%) ERwin
2 3 (1.80%) JIRA
3 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.60%) JUnit
4 1 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 81 (48.50%) Finance
2 29 (17.37%) Banking
3 15 (8.98%) Law
4 6 (3.59%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.40%) Legal
6 3 (1.80%) Marketing
7 2 (1.20%) Billing
7 2 (1.20%) Retail
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Back Office
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.39%) CSS
1 9 (5.39%) HTML
2 7 (4.19%) Middleware
2 7 (4.19%) Web Services
3 4 (2.40%) .NET
3 4 (2.40%) Hibernate
3 4 (2.40%) Java EE
3 4 (2.40%) JSON
3 4 (2.40%) REST
3 4 (2.40%) Spring
3 4 (2.40%) Struts
4 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.20%) Backbone.js
4 2 (1.20%) CSS3
4 2 (1.20%) Ember.js
4 2 (1.20%) HTML5
4 2 (1.20%) Node.js
4 2 (1.20%) React
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.60%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (32.93%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.19%) Clustering
3 9 (5.39%) Mainframe
3 9 (5.39%) PKI
4 7 (4.19%) User Experience
5 5 (2.99%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.99%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.40%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.80%) CMDB
7 3 (1.80%) Informatics
8 2 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.20%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.20%) Health Informatics
8 2 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.20%) LPAR
8 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.16%) Unix
2 21 (12.57%) Windows
3 12 (7.19%) Linux
3 12 (7.19%) Solaris
4 9 (5.39%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.40%) zOS
8 3 (1.80%) AIX
9 1 (0.60%) HPUX
9 1 (0.60%) SUSE
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.36%) Migration
2 31 (18.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (7.19%) ITIL
5 11 (6.59%) Change Management
5 11 (6.59%) Data Migration
5 11 (6.59%) ETL
6 10 (5.99%) Identity Access Management
6 10 (5.99%) SIEM
7 9 (5.39%) Information Security
7 9 (5.39%) Scrum
7 9 (5.39%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (4.79%) Data Analysis
8 8 (4.79%) Data Modelling
8 8 (4.79%) ETL Development
8 8 (4.79%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (4.19%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (4.19%) Project Management
9 7 (4.19%) Risk Management
9 7 (4.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.37%) SQL
2 15 (8.98%) Java
3 8 (4.79%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.19%) VBScript
5 6 (3.59%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.99%) C#
7 4 (2.40%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.20%) PHP
8 2 (1.20%) VB
8 2 (1.20%) VBA
9 1 (0.60%) ABAP
9 1 (0.60%) JCL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.78%) CCNP
1 13 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.59%) CCNA
3 10 (5.99%) CCIE
4 6 (3.59%) CISM
4 6 (3.59%) CISSP
5 4 (2.40%) CCSA
5 4 (2.40%) CCSE
6 3 (1.80%) Degree
7 1 (0.60%) CISA
7 1 (0.60%) MCP
7 1 (0.60%) MCSE
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (7.19%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.39%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.99%) COBIT
5 4 (2.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (2.40%) QA
5 4 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.60%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (12.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.19%) RACF
3 9 (5.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (4.79%) Veritas File System
4 8 (4.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.40%) ACF2
7 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.20%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.20%) XenApp
7 2 (1.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.60%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.60%) Squid
8 1 (0.60%) SRDF
8 1 (0.60%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (5.39%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (3.59%) SCCM
3 5 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.40%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.40%) zSecure
5 3 (1.80%) QRadar
5 3 (1.80%) TADDM
5 3 (1.80%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.20%) SCOM
7 1 (0.60%) Legato
7 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (11.98%) CA
2 18 (10.78%) Oracle
3 17 (10.18%) Cisco
4 16 (9.58%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.78%) Veritas
6 12 (7.19%) Teradata
7 11 (6.59%) CheckPoint
7 11 (6.59%) Splunk
8 10 (5.99%) Informatica
9 9 (5.39%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.79%) Intel Security
10 8 (4.79%) ServiceNow
11 7 (4.19%) Symantec
12 6 (3.59%) EMC
12 6 (3.59%) IBM
13 5 (2.99%) Fortinet
13 5 (2.99%) Qualys
13 5 (2.99%) VMware
14 4 (2.40%) Blue Coat
14 4 (2.40%) webMethods
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